Two Mexican Drug Traffickers Detained, 29 Tons of Chemicals Seized in Northern Guatemala

Posted on May 30, 2013 • Filed under: Border Issues, Crime, Drug Activity, Guatemala, Mexico, Police/Military Activity

From on May 25, 2013- To suspected Mexican drug traffickers were detained by security forces in the Guatemalan town of Tecún Umán, along the Mexican border. The two suspects, Juan Carlos Gaixola and Joel Mario Carrillo Gómez, were caught transporting 29 tons of metal that contained precursor chemicals to make synthetic drugs. In addition to the chemicals, authorities seized $9,740, two pistols, and communication equipment. Read Article

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